Man in critical condition after hang glider crash near Mudgee

A man is in a critical condition following a hang glider crash in the state’s mid-west yesterday.

Just before 1.30pm (Monday 18 November 2019), emergency services were called to Stubbo Road, Stubbo, about 40km north of Mudgee, following reports of a hang-glider crash.

A 67-year-old man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has been notified.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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